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Measuring health data with Biostrap

Using a clinical-grade photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor for a month

Nov. 15, 2017 -

Most wearables (smartwatches, fitness trackers, etc.) use very basic sensors to capture heart rate. Their signal is binary: just counting beats. Biostrap is different, instead of just checking pulses, it captures a high-fidelity PPG waveform. These waveforms are the same kind that doctors use, making me wonder what I could learn from them!

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... now you don't - Biostrap wears well and easily goes under your sleeve
... now you don't - Biostrap wears well and easily goes under your sleeve
Charging Biostrap is easy - Battery lasts up to 5 days
Charging Biostrap is easy - Battery lasts up to 5 days
The Biostrap wrist PPG sensor next to a Swatch Sistem 51
The Biostrap wrist PPG sensor next to a Swatch Sistem 51
The box contains three straps, charging cable, charger and two sensors
The box contains three straps, charging cable, charger and two sensors
Biostrap iOS app dashboard and daily heart rate
Biostrap iOS app dashboard and daily heart rate
The Biostrap PPG sensor is about as thick as a watch
The Biostrap PPG sensor is about as thick as a watch

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